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This article is about the Road to Survival character. You may be looking for his Comic Series, Novel Series, Rick Grimes 2000, or TV Series counterparts.

Axel is a comic-adapted and playable character featured in The Walking Dead: Road to Survival. He serves as the protagonist of his own Roadmap mission, Axel's Mission.

Pre and Post-Apocalypse

Main article: Axel (Comic Series)

As a Playable Character


  • Persona: Rebel
  • Trait: Fast
  • Role: Support
  • Rarity: Rare (3 Stars)
  • Leader Skill: All melee teammates get a small bonus to AP when attacking and taking damage.
  • Adrenaline Rush: Crack Those Joints (Deal 180% damage and -20% attack for 4 turns to one enemy and all enemies adjacent to it)
  • Specialist Skill: Does not have one.
  • Active Skill: Does not have one.

Axel - "Survival Road"

NOTE: This character only appears as an enemy in Survival Road and is unable to obtain in normal game.

  • Persona: Unknown
  • Trait: Tough
  • Role: Medic
  • Rarity: Epic (5 Stars)
  • Leader Skill: All tough teammates get +30% defense and large bonus to AP when taking damage.
  • Adrenaline Rush: Wounding Shot (Deal 500% damage to one enemy. Revive 1 teammate with 15% of their max HP.)
  • Specialist Skill: Does not have one.
  • Active Skill: Does not have one.

Axel - "Road to Survival #1"

  • Persona: Rebel
  • Trait: Strong
  • Role: Damage
  • Rarity: Ultra Rare (4 Stars)
  • Leader Skill: Does not have one.
  • Adrenaline Rush: Knockout (Deal 400% damage and stun for 3 turns to one enemy.)
  • Specialist Skill: Guardian (When this character peforms a critical attack on an enemy, they will apply a damage negating shield on an ally with the lowest HP. The shield will remain active until it negates 1 incoming attack against that ally.)
  • Active Skill: Does not have one.


Killed By

While defending the Prison, Axel is shot in the head by an unseen member of the Woodbury Army.

Killed Victims

This list shows the victims that Axel has killed:


  • Axel Road to Survival #1 is one of many characters to have Guardian as their Specialist Skill. For other characters, see Guardian.